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Princeton's WordNet

  1. midst, thick(noun)

    the location of something surrounded by other things

    "in the midst of the crowd"

Wiktionary

  1. midst(Noun)

    A place (literal or metaphoric) in the middle of something.

  2. midst(Preposition)

    among, in the middle of

Webster Dictionary

  1. Midst(noun)

    the interior or central part or place; the middle; -- used chiefly in the objective case after in; as, in the midst of the forest

  2. Midst(noun)

    hence, figuratively, the condition of being surrounded or beset; the press; the burden; as, in the midst of official duties; in the midst of secular affairs

  3. Midst

    in the midst of; amidst

  4. Midst(adverb)

    in the middle

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Midst

    midst, n. the middle.—adv. in the middle.—prep. amidst. [From the M. E. phrase in middle-s, in the midst, with excrescent t (cf. whil-s-t).]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of midst in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of midst in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of midst in a Sentence

  1. Uri Orbach:

    Israel is in the midst of a difficult military and diplomatic campaign against terrorists. An organisation that works to prove allegations that Israel is committing war crimes should be so good as to do so with its own resources and not with civilian national service volunteers and state funds.

  2. Gavin Wendt:

    We are in the midst of what is an embryonic resource sector recovery, it's still early days, of course.

  3. Tony Headrick:

    The negative aspect is overall crude builds, which counter industry figures from yesterday that showed a drop, in the midst of refinery utilization rising.

  4. Katie Porter:

    The question is not whether a crisis is in our midst, but rather whether we choose to fight against it.

  5. Galina Timchenko:

    It is difficult to spend editorial resources on things that are now a low priority in the midst of the economic crisis.

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